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  • n. the dried twigs or fragrant wood of balm of Gilead (or balsam of Mecca)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The dried twigs of a Syrian tree (Balsamodendron Gileadense).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wood, or particularly the dried twigs, of the balm-of-Gilead tree, Commiphora Opobalsamum.
  • n. The balsam obtained by decoction from this wood.

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